Liverpool will be aiming to maintain their unbeaten start to the new season when they take on Norwich City in the Carabao Cup this evening. Manager Jurgen Klopp is expected to make several changes to his starting lineup, partly due to injury and illness issues and partly due to his tendency to rotate in the domestic cup competitions.
Liverpool and Crystal Palace will both aim to build on 3-0 wins last time out in the Premier League when they do battle at Anfield on Saturday afternoon. The Reds sunk Leeds United before beating AC Milan 3-2 in the Champions League in midweek, while Patrick Vieira's men hit three unanswered goals past a 10-man Tottenham Hotspur, and here Sports Mole rounds up the team news for both clubs.
Liverpool have added 15 players to their Champions League squad after UEFA confirmed their List B players ahead of facing AC Milan Liverpool have added 15 players to their Champions League squad, including Curtis Jones and Neco Williams, after UEFA confirmed the players on the Reds’ List B for the group-stages.
Curtis Jones and Neco Williams have both been added to Liverpool‘s Champions League squad, among 15 youngsters named on List B ahead of the clash with AC Milan. The Reds kick off their Champions League campaign on Wednesday night with their first meeting with AC Milan since the final in 2007.
Liverpool and AC Milan renew hostilities for the first time since the 2007 Champions League final in Wednesday's opener at Anfield in Group B of Europe's elite tournament. Both sides maintained their unbeaten starts to the league season last time out - with Jurgen Klopp's men beating Leeds United 3-0 while the Rossoneri sunk Lazio 2-0 - and here Sports Mole rounds up all of the latest team news for the two clubs.
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Trent Alexander-Arnold is likely to have right-back nailed down for a while at Liverpool, but Conor Bradley is looking to emulate his path to the first team. Conor Bradley was only meant to be gaining experience with Northern Ireland during this international break. The 18-year-old appeared on the collective Liverpool consciousness this summer, when it looked as though Neco Williams would leave.
Young Liverpool right-back Conor Bradley had a night to remember as he made his competitive debut for Northern Ireland in their 0-0 draw with Switzerland. It has been a whirlwind two years for Bradley since his move to Merseyside from Dungannon United in 2019, with the 18-year-old finding himself on close to a first-team breakthrough.
With question marks already raised over Liverpool‘s squad depth a series of injuries in midfield and attack have increased concern, but Curtis Jones could offer the solution. As if by a cruel and familiar twist of fate, deadline day passed and, within a week, the Reds were struck down by two further injuries.
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Liverpool do have something of a right-back depth problem, but Scotland have shown Jürgen Klopp that playing Andy Robertson out of position is not the answer. Andy Robertson is irreplaceable down the left for Liverpool, but Jürgen Klopp has been given a boost this season by the belated emergence of Kostas Tsimikas.
Liverpool confirmed their squad for the competition on Friday night without Curtis Jones or Neco Williams Curtis Jones and Neco Williams will still be able to play in the UEFA Champions League this season despite being left out of Liverpool’s squad list for the group stages of the tournament.
Liverpool have always struggled to find an adequate Trent Alexander-Arnold back-up, but Sepp van den Berg’s loan transfer to Preston might provide the answer. Liverpool have a problem at right-back. It’s not the worst problem to have — essentially, it stems from having one of the best in the world in that position already at the club.
Liverpool may regret only signing one player over the summer. Liverpool’s failure to sign a central midfielder over the summer has come under fire by many who believe they could be in trouble if their depth is tested again, like last season. But that is not the only position where they are in desperate need of cover.
Brennan Johnson won a penalty for Wales during their friendly with Finland in Helsinki Nottingham Forest’s Brennan Johnson impressed on the international stage as Wales were held to a 0-0 by Finland today. Wales had been hit by a raft of withdrawals ahead of the friendly in Helsinki, with former Reds loanee Aaron Ramsey, Joe Rodon, David Brooks, and Neco Williams among the players ruled out.
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Wales face a crucial international break under tough circumstances, starting today with a friendly clash against Finland. The Welsh will be forced to field a depleted XI after Aaron Ramsey, Joe Rodon and Neco Williams pulled out of the squad, while a COVID outbreak has forced several players to isolate.
The possibility of a new arrival may now be over in the Premier League, but Liverpool are still able to move players on with nine leagues still yet to reach their deadline day. The Reds had no dealings on the incoming side but were instead busy sealing loan moves on Tuesday, with four players making a temporary switch for the season.
The Leeds forward will miss one of Wales' three upcoming matches as he is unable to travel to Russia. Leeds United forward Tyler Roberts will not be part of the Wales squad travelling to Russia to face Belarus alongside two of his other international team mates. The 22-year-old has been named in Rob Page’s squad and will still be a part of the team for the World Cup qualifiers against Finland and Estonia.
Neco Williams has been withdrawn from the Wales squad for the international break due to injury, but a fellow Liverpool member is to benefit from a host of absences. The 20-year-old has been a regular member of Wales’ squad in recent seasons and was named in the 27-man squad for the September break.
Aaron Ramsey withdraws from Wales squad due to thigh injury; Neco Williams, Joe Rodon and George Thomas also out with injuries; Brandon Cooper, Mark Harris, Josh Sheehan and Ben Woodburn called up for World Cup Qualifiers against Belarus and Estonia Juventus midfielder Aaron Ramsey will be absent again with Wales hit by injury and visa issues ahead of their World Cup Qualifiers against Belarus and Estonia.